"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
A hero’s welcome awaited the Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel as they arrived in Rafah to meet friends, family and well-wishers.
You would not know much of the world is going through hard times by looking at the profits and statements of the makers of luxury goods.
The EU on Tuesday postponed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s visit to Brussels as relations soured over the jailing of former prime minister
The prisoner-exchange deal between Israel and the Hamas rulers of the Palestinian Gaza Strip has finally been sealed, amid much emotion and
Hillary Clinton has been in Tripoli for a one day visit to cement relations with the new leaders of Libya.
The US Secretary of State met with
British members of Parliament this week backed a motion calling for full discloser of all documents relating to the 1989 Hillsborough
It was a momentous day in the Middle East, a day for freedom for one Israeli soldier, release for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. The world
China’s economic expansion slowed in the third quarter to its weakest pace in more than two years as it feels the knock-on effect of the euro zone’s
As buses carrying Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel arrived in Rafah, friends, family and well-wishers were there to welcome them.
How did the freedom swap become possible? All the time Gilad Shalit was held prisoner, Israelis held vigil. They kept up pressure to free him. Not
The first pictures of Gilad Shalit following his early morning release have been beamed around the world.
They were images many had been praying to
As Palestinians celebrate the return of a wave of men and women following the-thousand-for-one prisoner exchange with Israel, the Palestinian
It is one of the most incredible cities in the world, but Venice’s beauty is in danger of being lost.
The city is under a two-pronged attack
European new car registrations edged up 1.1 percent in September.
The rise was slower than in August. Germany was the region’s only major market
Inflation in Britain was the highest in three years in September driven up by soaring gas and electricity bills.
Consumer prices were up 0.6
France is insisting that its triple-A credit rating is safe despite a warning from ratings agency Moody’s.
Moody’s said it could place France on
The European court of justice has banned patenting any stem-cell process that involves destroying a human embryo.
Some scientists have described
The vast majority of Israelis approve of the exchange but there are some who oppose it and there was even a last minute attempt to block it through
The European Central Bank’s outgoing chief economist says another euro zone debt crisis can be averted, but only if states surrender some sovereignty
Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh greets returning prisoners freed by Israel.
On October, 19, 1987, stock markets around the world crashed, shedding a huge value in a very short time. The crash began in Hong Kong and spread
With a constant drumbeat filling the air in Gaza, Hamas was on hand to welcome the first of the released Palestinian prisoners with open arms.
Before leaving Egyptian soil, Gilad Shalit was interviewed by Egyptian state television.
He appeared weak and pale and sometimes seemed to struggle
The Palestinian president has held centre stage for some time with his United Nations statehood application.
Now Hamas is crying victory with what
Libyan interim government fighters arrested 15 men who they believe are foreign mercenaries fighting for former leader Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte.
The European Union has indefinitely postponed an invitation to Ukraine’s president over the jailing last week of the country’s former Prime Minister
Hundreds of Estonians dressed as zombies brought some gore to Tallinn’s streets ahead of Halloween.
Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, held in captivity by the Islamist group Hamas since June 2006,
was handed over to Israeli officials. Israeli television
One down, one to go. After weeks of resistance Bani Walid has fallen to forces of the new Libyan government, the smaller of two towns that held out